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11 Apr 2018, 8:29 am by Michael Simkovic
In the Guardian, Fordham's Zephyr Teachout argues that members of Congress let the CEO of Facebook off easily and essentially treated his hearing as an... [read post]
30 Apr 2018, 9:28 am by David E. Bernstein
USC law professor Michael Simkovic has a blog post up at Leiter Law School Reports which I can charitably deem "remarkable. [read post]
3 Aug 2015, 10:01 am by Michael Simkovic
John Brooks (Georgetown) and Jonathan Glater (UC Irvine) argue in today’s Los Angeles Times that the Federal Government should raise the borrowing limit on federal... [read post]
12 May 2015, 1:02 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the Wall Street Journal, Professor Adam Levitin of Georgetown argues yes for private student loans and no for federal student loans, since the latter... [read post]
10 Apr 2015, 10:59 am by Michael Simkovic
Did law schools behave unethically by providing employment and earnings information without simultaneously reporting survey response rates? [read post]
3 Nov 2015, 12:48 pm by Michael Simkovic
Noah Feldman recently argued that law schools are not helping students with low standardized test scores by denying those students the opportunity to attend law... [read post]
12 Oct 2023, 7:31 am by Michael Simkovic
Abraham Lincoln managed his feelings of anger by writing “hot letters”, which he would then set aside until his emotions cooled. [read post]
1 Feb 2019, 7:08 am by Michael Simkovic
Brian Leiter and Paul Caron both recently noted a study by Adam Chilton, Jonathan Masur, and Kyle Rozema which argues that law schools can increase... [read post]
25 Sep 2017, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
It is often assumed that the only way to become a lawyer is to attend an ABA-approved law school. [read post]
4 May 2015, 11:52 am by Michael Simkovic
Many critics have attacked law schools for offering merit scholarships that can only be retained if students meet minimum GPA requirements. [read post]
6 Nov 2017, 4:45 am by Michael Simkovic
The draft tax plan unveiled last week by House Republicans targets students and educational institutions for tax increases. [read post]
7 May 2015, 7:28 pm by Michael Simkovic
One question in the labor economics literature is why education increases earnings. [read post]
18 Jun 2015, 12:23 pm by Michael Simkovic
A number of recent analyses purporting to show the negative effects of student loans compare group A, which has student loans and a bachelor’s degree... [read post]
19 Sep 2023, 5:00 am by Michael Simkovic
In August I warned that a perennial anti-higher-education narrative that was resurfacing in the conservative press could soon go mainstream, as it did in the... [read post]
29 Jul 2015, 7:28 pm by Michael Simkovic
How should marriage affect legal determinations of ability to pay, and therefore obligation to pay? [read post]
15 Jun 2015, 11:18 pm by Michael Simkovic
A shorthand approach sometimes used to compare the cost and benefits of higher education—comparing student loan balances at graduation to first year earnings—can be seriously... [read post]